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Author Archives: Edward Dunne
The United States National Academy of Sciences has announced the newest group of members. Of the 120 newly-elected members, 59 of them are women, the most elected in a single year. In this post, I’ve gathered the new members whom … Continue reading
There is a nice news item on the AMS website about MathSciNet, Uzbekistan, and the MathSciNet for Developing Countries Program, also known as the MDC Program. In very specific terms, the piece tells how the program has helped the mathematicians … Continue reading
We are hiring! We are looking for a new Associate Editor to start as soon as possible in 2021 The job is posted on MathJobs.org (of course!).
The AMS and EBSCO Information Services are sponsoring a webinar about MathSciNet for librarians. It is part of the Choice Webinar Series from the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. Date and Time: Tuesday, … Continue reading
We have uploaded video recordings of MathSciNet demos done at the virtual JMM 2021. Check them out on YouTube!
While many businesses have seen significant downturns during the pandemic, several scholarly publishers have reported increases in submissions in the first part of 2020. There are various studies and articles about the phenomenon. Meanwhile, at Mathematical Reviews, we have not … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who came to the demonstrations of MathSciNet as part of JMM 2021. By rough count, between 150 and 200 people attended the demos! Here are some links that were distributed in the chats: The QuickStart Guide, … Continue reading
The winners of the prizes and awards associated with the 2021 JMM have been announced. You can find more information about them in the Prize Booklet. Below is a list of the prizewinners, with links to their author profiles in … Continue reading
At the virtual JMM2021, there will be four demonstrations of how to use MathSciNet. They are themed: Date / Time Day Topic Presenter Jan 6, 12:00 MST / 2:00 EST Wednesday MathSciNet for undergraduate and graduate students Ursula Whitcher Jan 7, … Continue reading
My latest column has appeared in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The column looks at correlations between citations counts and other forms of recognition, such as winning awards. The title rather gives a lot away: Don’t Count on … Continue reading